Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Ann Telnaes Pounded over Cartoon

From Ann Telnaes' blog.

Early last week I created a cartoon about the bombings in Gaza. In editorial cartooning, there are some topics which will result in intense reactions from certain groups, as did this one. The series of events started with the Simon Wiesenthal Center issuing a press release last Friday from which the Jerusalem Post wrote a short article titled “US Jews furious over Washington Post cartoon showing Netanyahu punching Palestinian infant” (I’ll note the JP did not ask me for a comment). 

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

When Great Minds Think Alike

The above cartoon marks the moment the proverbial earthquake rocked my afternoon yesterday and stopped time altogether.

Monday, July 21, 2014

This Is What Happens When Street Art Meets Nature

From DeMilked.

Urban environments and nature are usually held to be polar opposites, but even in the concrete jungle, street artists can find a way to incorporate nature into their street art. That’s exactly what the street artists who created these awesome pieces of street art did. 
We’ve seen street art that utilizes urban elements like signposts, wires or lights to its advantage, but trees, shrubs, or even grass breaking through cracks in the sidewalk can also be used. Street art like this seems like a fun way to highlight the presence of nature even in bleak urban environments.

Source: Bored Panda

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Reprint in Politico

The cartoon I drew last Friday was selected for the Politico Cartoon Carousel.

Every week political cartoonists across the country and across the political spectrum apply their ink-stained skills to capture the foibles, memes, hypocrisies and other head-slapping events in the world of politics.

The fruits of these labours are hundreds of cartoons that entertain and enrage readers of all political stripes. Here's an offering of the best of this week's crop, picked fresh off the Toonosphere.

Edited by Matt Wuerker.

Saturday, July 19, 2014

1914: Day by Day Cartoons: Jon McNaught

Twelve British cartoonists and graphic artists have responded to the events that happened across the world as the world was heading to war one hundred years ago.

19 July 1914

Friday, July 18, 2014

50th Anniversary of "The Australian"

An illustrated history in Pen & Ink.

Bill Leak, Eric Lobbecke, Bill Mitchell, Larry Pickering, Peter Nicholson and of course the incomparable Larry Pickering ... what would a big news day be without the wit and style of our brilliant cartoonists and artists?

Samples from the gallery of The Australian’s best cartoons and illustrations through the decades.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Editorial cartoonist Matt Davies joins Newsday

From Newsday.

Matt Davies, a Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist, author and illustrator, is joining Newsday's staff, the newspaper announced today.

Davies won American journalism's highest prize in 2004, and has also won the 2004 Herblock Prize and the 2001 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Prize. He starts in September.